Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 248; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 2
(House of Representatives - January 04, 2019)

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[Pages H228-H229]
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           By Mr. CALVERT:
       H.R. 248.
       Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant 
     to the following:
       The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this 
     legislation is Section 8 of Article I of the Constitution, 
     specifically Clauses 1 (relating to providing for the general 
     welfare of the United States) and 18 (relating to the power 
     to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the 
     powers vested in Congress) of such section.

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       OR
       The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this 
     legislation is Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 and Clause 18.